- 1Obtain possession or use of (something) again after losing it: she died without regaining consciousness the tyrant was able to regain SicilyMore example sentences
- Wilson has regained the ability to laugh at himself and Mr Young said his recent progress had been tremendous.
- Then we must work hard later in life to regain the abilities we had as children.
- The House of Commons itself would regain much of the power lost over the last three years.
- 1.1Reach (a place, position, or thing) again; get back to: they were unable to regain their boatsMore example sentences
- Her main target is to regain the world No 1 spot she held for three weeks in the autumn.
- The lost corner of the west had regained its central position and Europe had reclaimed its east.
- Thus the viol consort has to some extent regained its place as the chamber ensemble par excellence.